Responsibility of the Committee

The Strategic Planning & Priorities Advisory Committee (SPPAC)’s responsibility shall be to advise and counsel the President on strategic planning and the determination of resource allocation, to consult with campus constituencies on strategic planning and priorities, and to regularly apprise the faculty of issues under discussion.

2022-23 Academic Year

SPPAC meets during the semester on Thursdays from 4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you have a suggestion or question for SPPAC, contact Katie Holt or Kent Kille, co-chairs.


Elected Faculty & Staff (voting)

  • Peter Abramo, Director of Entrepreneurship
  • Broede Armstrong, Administrative Coordinator, Geology, Environmental Geoscience & Philosophy
  • Katie Holt, Associate Professor of History, co-chair
  • Bryan Karazsia, Professor of Psychology
  • Kent Kille, Professor of Political Science & International Relations, co-chair
  • Kara Morrow,  Associate Professor of Art History
  • Thomas Tierney, Professor of Sociology & Anthropology
  • James West, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

President  & Senior Staff (non-voting)

  • Cliff Bobbit, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Carolyn Ciriegio, Interim Vice President for Advancement
  • Cheryl Nuñez, Vice President for Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
  • Lisa Perfetti, Provost
  • Jim Prince, Vice President for Finance and Business
  • Wayne Webster, Interim President
  • Jenn Winge, Vice President for Enrollment
  • Ellen Falduto, Chief Information & Planning Officer, vice-chair

Student Visitors (non-voting)

  • Jaden Huber ’26
  • Fridosse Adam Idrissou ’26